Perception: Season One Ratings

Perception TV series ratingsOn Perception, Doctor Daniel Pierce (Eric McCormack) is an eccentric neuroscience professor who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. As he helps solve complex cases for the FBI, Daniel sometimes sees things that aren’t there. More importantly, TNT’s hoping enough viewers will “be there” to give the series strong enough ratings to support a second season renewal.

Others in the TV show’s cast include Rachael Leigh Cook, Arjay Smith, Kelly Rowan, and LeVar Burton.

The first season of Perception typically airs Monday nights and there are 10 episodes.

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Final season averages: 0.8 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 4.24 million total viewers.

Episode 01-10: Monday, 09/17/12
0.6 demo rating (-25% change) with 3.49 million (-2% change).
Season averages: 0.77 in the demo with 4.24 million.

Episode 01-09: Monday, 09/10/12
0.8 demo rating (0% change) with 3.54 million (-16% change).
Season averages: 0.79 in the demo with 4.33 million.

Episode 01-08: Monday, 09/03/12
0.8 demo rating (+14% change) with 4.21 million (+6% change).
Season averages: 0.79 in the demo with 4.42 million.

Episode 01-07: Monday, 08/27/12
0.7 demo rating (0% change) with 3.98 million (+2% change).
Season averages: 0.79 in the demo with 4.45 million.

Episode 01-06: Monday, 08/20/12
0.7 demo rating (0% change) with 3.90 million (-5% change).
Season averages: 0.80 in the demo with 4.53 million.

UPDATE: Perception has been renewed for a second season.

Episode 01-05: Monday, 08/06/12
0.7 demo rating (0% change) with 4.10 million (+10% change).
Season averages: 0.82 in the demo with 4.66 million.

Episode 01-04: Monday, 07/30/12
0.7 demo rating (-13% change) with 3.73 million (-18% change).
Season averages: 0.85 in the demo with 4.80 million.

Episode 01-03: Monday, 07/23/12
0.8 demo rating (-20% change) with 4.54 million (-15% change).
Season averages: 0.90 in the demo with 5.16 million.

Episode 01-02: Monday, 07/16/12
1.0 demo rating (+11% change) with 5.33 million (-5% change).
Season averages: 0.95 in the demo with 5.47 million.

Question: Is Perception too political?

Episode 01-01: Monday, 07/09/12
0.9 rating in the 18-49 demographic with 5.60 million total viewers.
Season averages: 0.90 in the demo with 5.60 million.


Cable ratings are typically released within a day or so of the show’s airing, except for in the case of weekends and holidays. They are sometimes harder to come by so there may be occasional delays or gaps.

What do you think? Do you like the Perception TV series? Do you think that it should be cancelled or renewed for a second season?

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  1. Kathy Sanchez says

    Perception gives an interesting view into the world of schizophrenia. I live with a family member that suffers from this; it gives me a different “perception” as to what her world may be like. Great job tackling a difficult world of mental illness.

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